What Is Satanism?

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Satanism begins with Anton Szandor LaVey and the original Church of Satan. There is no better place to begin your inquiry. The Origin of Satanism contains a brief summary.

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The Compleat Story of The Compleat Witch by Magistra Peggy Nadramia, High Priestess of the Church of Satan

High Priestess Nadramia’s extensive research now brings to you the genesis and publication history of Anton Szandor LaVey’s most controversial book. Released as THE COMPLEAT WITCH, later retitled upon its Feral House republication THE SATANIC WITCH, you can follow the birth of this book and the efforts it took to bring it out in an […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-01-14

A Celebration of the 125th Birthday of America’s Visionary Photographic Artist WILLIAM MORTENSEN.

Image: William Mortensen “Mary Magdalene The Sinner” 1927 from The King of Kings book commissioned by Cecil B DeMille at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston William Mortensen at 125 – a multi-venue celebration of the 125th birthday of on America’s – and history’s – greatest visionary photographic artist. William Mortensen (January 27, 1897 – August 12, […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-01-12

JD Sword: “Get Behind Me Satan! How Decades of Satanic Panic Created Qanon Today.”

It may seem like the internet conspiracy theory known as QAnon originated with the 2016 election of Donald Trump, but actually, the origins of Pizzagate and QAnon go back much further. JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, explores the era known as the Satanic Panic, how skeptics and Satanists fought against misinformation back then, and how […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-01-10


Malform returns with their first new album in seven years: Khaos. Khaos features a discordant mix of Digital Hardcore, Black Metal, Drum & Bass, Industrial Metal, Punk, Noise, and Dark Ethereal. Available at malform.net for streaming and download. Name your price! MALFORM on Bandcamp.
via Church of Satan, 2022-01-09

The Wedding Funeral’s Debut Florida Tour

This January, The Wedding Funeral embarks on its first tour of Florida, including dates in Virginia and Pennsylvania. New songs from The Wedding Funeral’s upcoming second album will be debuted live as well. JANUARY WEDDING FUNERAL TOUR 1/13/22 – Tallahassee, FL – The Warrior on the River 1/14/22 – Orlando, FL – Maxine’s on Shine […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-01-05